Tag Archives: Chapala

Lake Chapala’s Pollution – 2019

Lake Chapala Pollution
I have received a number of questions about the nature and degree of the pollution in Lake Chapala, originating from the recent series of articles I authored on this subject. I am a journalist, not a scientist. However, … Continue Reading ››

Lake Chapala – Planned Developments – Progress, Perilous, Perplexing or Preposterous?

Lake Chapala Development
Progress?  “The Lakeside area has become a dreamscape for developers. Local governments tend to lack long-term vision to implement wise policies and strategies to manage inevitable urban sprawl, often bending the … Continue Reading ››

Tourism and Public Safety in Mexico: Current Challenges in Jalisco, Mexico

Mexico Safety
Mexico’s Economic Tourism Engine In 2016, travel & tourism provided 292 million jobs in worldwide, equivalent to 1 in 10 jobs. The industry generated US$7.6 trillion in worldwide revenue or 10.2% of worldwide GDP. In 2017 in Mexico, travel & tourism sustained … Continue Reading ››

Mexi-CUTE or Mexi-CURE – Lake Chapala Is A Sick Puppy

Lake Chapala
  Mexico's Lake Chapala is a sick puppy. The term "Clean Up The Environment" (hereinafter "cute") has become a phrase used by politicians to denote a concern that may play well at the polls, but rarely … Continue Reading ››

NaturAMLO – the Amelioration Mandate for Lake Chapala’s Oversight

NaturAMLO Chapala
  By the time that the signs of decline are clear enough to convince everybody, it may be too late to save the species or habitat.” - Jared Diamond About The Authors: Continue Reading ››

Mexiconsiderations – Lake Chapala and The Fifth Risk

Mexico - The Fifth Risk
  During my visit to the Guadalajara and Lake Chapala areas in October/November 2018 I brought along a new book; The Fifth Risk by one of my favorite writers, New York Times bestselling author Michael … Continue Reading ››